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Former US Congresswoman’s shooter pleads guilty


August 8th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) Jared Lee Loughner pleaded guilty Tuesday to the January 2011 mass shooting in Tucson, Arizona, that left six people dead and 13 wounded, including Congresswoman Gabrielle ... Read more...

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Key Indian-American insider trading witness avoids jail


July 20th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 20 (IANS) Anil Kumar, a former Indian American McKinsey executive, avoided jail time after prosecutors hailed his "extraordinary" cooperation leading to the conviction of hedge fund billionaire ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man admits post office fraud in Britain


June 25th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) A 51-year-old man of Indian origin has pleaded guilty before a court of committing fraud at a post office in Britain, media reports said.Hasmukh Shingadia ... Read more...

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Former ‘Big Brother’ winner Adam Jasinski sentenced to four years in prison


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by BNO News
BOSTON (BNO NEWS) -- Adam Jasinski, the season nine winner of the CBS reality television show 'Big Brother', was sentenced to four years in federal prison on Friday. Jasinksi had earlier pled ... Read more...

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Assange’s hacking offences revealed in Oz court documents


January 17th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17 (ANI): New documents revealed in an Australian court have revealed how WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange created a program that allowed him to access about 11,000 computers belonging to the ... Read more...

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Judge dismisses drugs-related charges against Anna Nicole Smith’s aides


January 7th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): A judge hearing the late Anna Nicole Smith's case has dismissed drug conspiracy charges against her boyfriend and psychiatrist.A jury in October found Howard Stern and Dr Khristine ... Read more...

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Punjabi female attendant with Air Canada jailed for cocaine smuggling


December 21st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 21 (IANS) In the first case of jailing of an Indo-Canadian woman for drug trafficking, an Air Canada female flight attendant was Monday locked for eight years ... Read more...

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Former Indian online poker billionaire avoids jail in US


December 17th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Thanks to confusion over how US law applies to online poker, Anurag Dikshit, a former Indian online poker billionaire, has escaped with only one year of probation and ... Read more...

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Brit shoplifter’s sentence put off so she can go on holiday


November 26th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): A shoplifter in Britain, who mowed down a policeman in her bid to escape, has been allowed to take a pre-booked seven-week holiday to Australia before she is ... Read more...

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Air India Kanishka bomber apologies to victims’ families


November 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), Nov 19(ANI): Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only man convicted in the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing, has offered an apology to the families of the 329 victims of the bombing. ... Read more...

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Canadian court hears tape of Punjab man killing stepsons


September 11th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Sep 11 (IANS) A chilling tape that a Punjab man made of himself murdering his two stepsons and nearly beheading his wife on Father's Day in June last ... Read more...

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Chris Klein Serves Jail Time for Second DUI


September 7th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Chris Klein recently served four days in jail, and was given four years probation for his second DUI charge in the last five years. He ... Read more...

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Indian American doctor gets jail for $13 mn insurance fraud


August 12th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Chicago, Aug 12 (IANS) An Indian American doctor has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for defrauding the government's Medicare and 30 other public and private health ... Read more...

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‘Ethnicity most likely to have cash’ belief behind Indian student’s attack, Oz court told


July 14th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 14(ANI): A Victorian court has heard that three Australians drove around Melbourne's west on the night of October 15, 2009, searching for an Indian to rob before setting on a ... Read more...

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‘Dr. Death’Jayant Patel jailed for seven years


July 1st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, July 1 (ANI): Indian-origin surgeon "Dr. Death" Jayant Patel has been sentenced to seven years' jail for the manslaughter of Mervyn Morris, Gerardus Kemps and James Phillips.The Brisbane Supreme Court jury ... Read more...

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‘Dr. Death’ Jayant Patel on suicide watch


July 1st, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, July 1 (ANI): Convicted Indian-origin surgeon Jayant Patel a.k.a. 'Dr. Death' is on precautionary suicide watch, as he awaits his sentencing today, Seven News reports.The former Bundaberg Base Hospital surgeon ... Read more...

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Australian teen shot dead father, then watched TV


May 17th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) An Australian teenager shot dead his father and then went back to watching TV for the rest of the night, a court here was told. The teenager has pleaded ... Read more...

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‘Distraught’ Kiwi Indian Navtej Singh’s widow says living life of dead person


May 8th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 8 (ANI): The widow of Indian-origin south Auckland liquor storeowner Navtej Singh, Harjinder Kaur, has described the impact of her husband's killing by saying that she is living a life ... Read more...

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Cameron Douglas sent for 5 years imprisonment


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Cameron Douglas, son of Hollywood star Michael Douglas, was sent to prison for five years on drug charges. He was arrested in August last year in ... Read more...

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Sentence Hearing For Cameron Douglas’ Drug Charges Begins


April 21st, 2010 - 3:22 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The judge who is deciding the fate of actor Michael Douglas's son, Cameron, called the sentencing hearing which began today his "last chance to make it" as ... Read more...

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Math Teacher Stephanie Ragusa Accepts Plea Bargain


April 13th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stephanie Marie Ragusa, a 28 year old former math teacher at Davidsen Middle School in Tampa Florida was arrested in March of 2008, and charged with five ... Read more...

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Sydney priest says online masturbation was part of fantasy world


February 24th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 24 (ANI): A Sydney priest has told a court that his online masturbating act was all part of a fantasy world.Robert MacGregor Fuller, who served for some six years at ... Read more...

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Noel Gallagher’s stage attacker pleads guilty


November 23rd, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): The man, who allegedly injured Noel Gallagher at an Oasis concert in Canada last year (08), has pleaded guilty to an assault charge.Daniel Sullivan tackled Gallagher onstage at ... Read more...

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Chris Brown’s sentencing delayed


August 6th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 6 (IANS) Singer Chris Brown's sentencing for assault on his then girlfriend has been delayed to allow Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Patricia Schnegg more time to ... Read more...

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Obama’s book deemed dangerous for prisoners, could jeopardise national security


July 11th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): An American al-Qaeda member, who is serving a 30-year sentence for conspiring to commit various terrorist acts including the murder of then President George W Bush, was ... Read more...

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Bernard Madoff sentenced to 150 years jail


June 30th, 2009 - 12:46 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Wall street fraudster and the mastermind behind the largest and most sweeping Ponzi scheme ever, Bernard Madoff, has been sentenced to 150 years in prison.US District Court Judge Denny Chin told ... Read more...

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Hong Kong chef jailed for attacking grumbling diner


February 19th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Feb 19 (IANS) A Hong Kong chef Thursday began a 20-month jail sentence for attacking a woman diner with a meat cleaver after she complained about his food. Cheng Chi-wai, 50, ... Read more...

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Anand Jons new trial hope may see light of day


January 16th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (ANI): Indian fashion designer Anand Jon can still hope that he will be exonerated from rape charges, for his attorneys have filed a motion in the court ... Read more...

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Stewardess convicted of stealing 168 items from flight trolley


December 30th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Dec 30 (DPA) A former Hong Kong flight attendant who stole 168 items from the plane's trolleys on a single flight was Tuesday sentenced to community service.Kwong Man-fong, 43, purloined ... Read more...

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Indian American pleads guilty to trade secret theft


July 14th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 14 (IANS) An Indian American former Hewlett-Packard (HP) vice-president has pleaded guilty in a California court to stealing trade secrets from his previous employer, IBM. Atul Malhotra, 42, admitted ... Read more...

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Millionaire Hong Kong businessman escapes jail


May 3rd, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, May 3 (DPA) A high-profile millionaire Hong Kong businessman was beginning a community service order Saturday after escaping jail for drunkenly groping two male taxi drivers. Stephen Gan Fock-wai, known ... Read more...

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